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Calling all GPs - new consultation summaries from Homecare Medical

Thursday, 6 April 2017
Homecare Medical (formerly HML) will soon be sending Healthline consultation summaries to all GPs, where the service user has given us consent to do so. The summaries are to let you know we took a call from your patient, the history taken and what we advised. GPs will receive the summaries via HealthLink into their PMS system and, where possible, the summaries will have NHIs to allow easy filing.
Here’s a sample of what a consultation summary will look like.

Free earthquake support line for everyone

Wednesday 16 November 2016
In response to the recent earthquakes and aftershocks, the Ministry of Health has bolstered its 24/7 Earthquake Support Line 0800 777 846 being run by the National Telehealth Service. The support line, which offers social and psychological support, is open to anyone anxious or concerned about how the situation is affecting them or their whanau. They can call for emotional support, advice or just for someone to talk to. There is also a special webpage with information and resources to help people get through.

More Kiwis receiving help via telehealth service

Tuesday 1 November 2016
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the national telehealth service has helped around 425,000 New Zealanders since its launch one year ago.“The integration of telehealth services on one platform delivered by one provider means that Kiwis who makes contact - no matter what phoneline or channel they use – receive the appropriate help they need,” says Dr Coleman.

Homecare Medical features in New Zealand Doctor

Wednesday 11 May 2016
Medical emergencies don’t keep normal office hours and telehealth is increasingly being employed to cater for the demand for 24/7 triage and advice. Last year, the country’s various health helplines were merged after a government tender won by Homecare Medical. Cliff Taylor visits the company’s Auckland HQ to see how the service is doing, six months after going live. Published with permission of New Zealand Doctor. For more primary care news subscribe at

Roger Sowry Homecare Medical's new chairman

Tuesday 8 December 2015
New Zealand telehealth services provider Homecare Medical has announced the appointment of Roger Sowry as independent Chairman of the Homecare Medical Board.

Homecare Medical announced as successful national telehealth partner

Thursday 18 June 2015
Homecare Medical has been announced as the successful partner to develop and deliver new integrated national telehealth service.

Four Kauri Medical Centre fire

Friday 8 June 2015
A fire broke out at the Four Kauri Medical Centre at about 7.30am on Thursday 28 May.

Pegasus Health and ProCare join forces to deliver telehealth services

Monday 17 February 2014
Two of the country’s leading primary health networks Pegasus Health and ProCare have joined forces in delivering a variety of telephone and virtual health services available to more than 2.2 million people in New Zealand.


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